Apr 7 2021
Bringing School Transportation into the 21st Century - Phillip Burgoyne-Allen Conversation #1
In this episode of Intersections, Kimberly Moore, CEO and Garrison Grow, Safe Passage Team Lead interviewed Phillip Burgoyne-Allen for two-part interview series. Burgoyne-Allen is a former policy analyst at Bellwether Education Partner. A partner with Bellwether Education, Jennifer joined us recently to discuss the school transportation landscape. Phillip co-authored Intersection Ahead: School Transportation, School Integration, and School Choice and Miles to Go: Bringing School Transportation into the 21st Century with Jennifer.
During his time at Bellwether, Phillip worked on education policy with a frequent emphasis on transportation efficiency and environmental impact. Currently, he works at AASHTO, the nonprofit association representing the departments of transportation in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. At AASHTO, his work focuses on transportation and environment policy.
Garrison Grow joined the Go Together team after his recent graduation from the University of Virginia, where he achieved Highest Distinction and degrees in English and Public Policy & Leadership. While at the University, Garrison was a steadfast advocate for survivors of gender-based violence and lead several peer education organizations, earning the honor of Lawn Resident during his fourth year. He also served the City of Charlottesville as a Biking and Pedestrian Intern, where he leveraged data, research, grassroots organizing, and stakeholder relationships to create Safe Routes to School strategies and equitable bike ped policy. His interest in the intersection of education policy, equity, and transportation makes him a great fit for Go Together’s mission.
Listen in as Phillip gives us an expert’s insight on equity in transportation.